Ignoring context : Crossed arms don’t mean much if the room is cold or the chair they’re sitting in doesn’t have armrests. Not looking for clusters : It’s a consistent grouping of actions (sweating, touching the face, and stuttering together) that is really going to tell you something. Not getting a baseline : If someone is always jumpy, jumpiness doesn’t tell you anything. Not being conscious of biases : If you already like or dislike the person, it’s going to affect your judgment.
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If you start every conversation with, “Hey, remember that time when… ?” you and your friend will die of boredom. You need new things, new memories, rather than using nostalgia as the glue holding a friendship together. Living in the past can make you both feel emotionally stunted and a bit stale.
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